Package User package management

Mike McCarty Mike.McCarty at
Fri Apr 3 15:50:05 PDT 2009

Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> If you want, you can install the package manager as a package
> controlled by the package manager. Since the package manager in the
> package user's approach does not have any build dependencies (only
> run-time dependencies) it can be the first package to be installed in
> chroot. I do that in my installation.

Okay, that's what I thought. Thanks for the reply!

> Of course if you have a package manager that has build-time
> dependencies, the package manager should be installed later in the
> process.

Yes. However, I believe it should still be installed using the PM.

I realize that thoughts on this matter differ.

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